Definition of Dingeys

1. Noun. (plural of dingey) ¹



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Definition of Dingeys

1. dingey [n] - See also: dingey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dingeys

dingbats
dingbatter
dingbatters
dingdong
dingdonged
dingdonging
dingdongs
dinge
dinged
dinged-up
dingers
dinges
dingeses
dingey
dingeys (current term)
dinghies
dinghy
dingier
dingies
dingiest
dingily
dinginess
dinginesses
dinging
dingle
dingle-dangle
dingle runs
dingleberries

Literary usage of Dingeys

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The cutter type includes the dingeys and launches, the former being smaller than the cutter, and the latter being larger; all are square-sterned. ..."

2. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1898)
"At the start the dingeys are all clustered round the stake-boat with all their sails set, in such positions that they can get away in the order of their ..."

3. The Giants of Patagonia: Captain Bourne's Account of His Captivity Amongst by Benjamin Franklin Bourne (1853)
"While going over the north shore the wind freshened, and the dingeys broke adrift, and were never recovered—a very sad loss to them. ..."

4. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"The cutter type includes the dingeys and launches, the former being smaller ... dingeys usually have four oars; ..."

5. Reminiscences of Twenty-five Years' Yachting in Australia: An Essay on Manly by Sir William Henry Bundey (1888)
"The larger ones often have steam dingeys, with beautiful little engines in them. ... The dingeys are seldom painted, but kept bright with varnish. ..."

6. The Baptist Missionary Magazine by Executive Committee, Baptist General Convention, American Baptist Missionary Union, Board of Managers (1839)
"Steamboats, budge- rows, and dingeys, ply about upon the smooth water. The lofty chimneys of gas-works and factories rise in the distance, and every thing ..."

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